Rep. Bob Phalen (R-Crackpot) introduced HB543 to require all grade-school kids to recite the pledge of allegiance every day.
Rep. Derek “Dipstick” Skees (R-Nutcase) sponsored HB 572, a rehash of his bill two years ago. It would a establish a program of training and arming school district employees to be “school marshals.”
The ridiculous representative from Great Falls introduced a bill to place liability on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media for “censoring” points of view or preventing viewers from reading such points of view. Heh.
The Republicans’ favorite phrase this session has been “personal responsibility,” but they’re not showing much of it.
The Giant Fart administration is pushing legislation to consolidate power in the governor’s office. This would include abolishing the Judicial Nominating Commission.